Liverpool Biennial 2016: Tours and Talks

    Date/Time: Saturday 9 July 2016. - Sunday 16 October 2016. 00:00
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    This list is up to date as of June 30th 2016. For the most accurate listings please visit www.biennial.com.

    Events are free, unless otherwise stated. For further
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    TOURS
    EVERY SATURDAY
    Liverpool Biennial 2016: Curator Tours
    3pm, Various venues from 17 July

    EVERY SUNDAY
    Liverpool Biennial 2016: Mediator Tours
    3pm, Cains Brewery / ABC Cinema alternately from 17 July

    EVERY TUESDAY
    John Moores Painting Prize: Talk Tuesdays
    1–2pm, Walker Art Gallery
    A series of talks and tours.

    SATURDAY 13 AUGUST
    Gallery Tour with Deep Hedonia
    2pm, Bluecoat

    TALKS
    SATURDAY 9 & SUNDAY 10 JULY
    Liverpool Biennial 2016: Artists in
    Conversation with Dominic Willsdon
    1–5pm, Bluecoat

    SUNDAY 10 JULY
    Contemporary Painting in China
    2pm, Walker Art Gallery
    A panel discussion exploring John Moores
    Painting Prize China.

    TUESDAY 12 JULY
    The Politics of Everyday Practice
    6pm, Bluecoat, £4/£3
    Dr Lucy Jackson explores how routine actions form communities, boundaries and identities.

    SATURDAY 30 JULY
    A New Chineseness
    4–5.30pm, Bluecoat
    Ying Tan in conversation with En Liang Khong.

    CONVERSATIONS WITH ANCIENT GREECE
    WEDNESDAY 13 JULY
    Dr Mark Wright (FACT and LJMU) and
    Francesco Manacorda (Tate Liverpool)
    6.30pm, Tate Liverpool

    TUESDAY 2 AUGUST
    Dr Chrissy Partheni (National Museums
    Liverpool) and Lauren Barnes (Tate Liverpool)
    6.30pm, Tate Liverpool

    WEDNESDAY 28 SEPTEMBER
    Rosie Cooper (Liverpool Biennial) and
    Sandeep Parmar (University of Liverpool)
    6.30pm, Tate Liverpool

    WEDNESDAY 3 AUGUST
    Ranjit Hoskote in Conversation
    with Sally Tallant
    6.30pm, Bluecoat
    The Mumbai-based poet, critic and curator will read his poetry and discuss his varied career across the arts.

    TUESDAY 9 AUGUST
    Juliana Spahr, Sean Bonney
    and Ruby Robinson
    6.30pm, Tate Liverpool
    Join the radical poets for an evening of politically-charged poetry readings.

    TUESDAY 27 SEPTEMBER
    Dennis McNulty in Conversation with
    Matthew de Abaitua
    6pm, Bluecoat, £3/£2
    De Abaitua’s recent novel If Then draws on the war diaries of Wirral-born science-fiction writer and philosopher Olaf Stapledon.

    FRIDAY 14 OCTOBER
    Sleeping Giants: Theories of Sleep in Art
    and Philosophy from Ancient Greece to the
    Present Night
    6–8pm, Tate Liverpool
    Alexi Penzin and Matthew Fuller consider sleep as a point of resistance towards late capitalism.